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Karima Afchar
The best is the least I can do!

Alberta
Local time: 10:45 MDT (GMT-6)

Native in: French Native in French
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling
Expertise
Specializes in:
Environment & EcologyEducation / Pedagogy
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Linguistics
Sports / Fitness / RecreationJournalism

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 129, Questions answered: 100, Questions asked: 12
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Glossaries Karima Afchar
Experience Years of experience: 10. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2003.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to French (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta)
English to French (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta)
Memberships Editors' Association of Canada, Network of Translators in Education,
Software WordPerfect 10, WordXP, Powerpoint, Wordfast
Website http://www.katranslations.com
CV/Resume CV/Resume (PDF)
Bio
Translator, editor, proofreader on a free-lance basis
Journalist and writer

Recent projects completed (translation and editing):
- Articles on Canadian Federal Elections since 1891
- Historical vignettes on Alberta history, for radio
- Science teacher's guide, grade 5
- Yoga for slimmers, published in February 2006 (Yoga minceur)
- Computer-based course on WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System; Canada)
- Grade 12 course on WHMIS and Professional Experience
- Grades 11 and 12: Maths (Algebra, Geometry, Applied Maths)
- Maths for adults: basic calculation skills
- University and College textbook on The Psychology of Women
- Be your own personal trainer, 120 pages (Suivez le guide)

Areas of specialization:

Education

(Students, teachers, parents, school boards and publishers )
Elementary, junior high and high school level + University level
- Students'manuals (Maths and science)
- Teachers'guides (Maths and science)
- Newsletters to the parents
- Minutes and various press releases for school boards

- Research papers for post graduate students
- Chapters of books on education (to be used in class)

Environment

- Health and Safety manuals
- Final review on mine project in Nunavut
- Discovering wildness: 13 episodes on Canadian wildlife to be broadcasted on television
- Wildfiles: website on wild animals in Canada and in the world
- Various documents on greenhouse effect, bioproducts, forest carbon management, management of landfill sites in First Nations reserves, environmental assessments

Sports
- Yoga for slimmers (In French: Yoga minceur)
- Be your own personal trainer (In French: Suivez le guide)
- Canada Junior A Hockey league
- The Ultimate Gretzky (DVD) (translation and voice-over)
- Canadian Olympic Committee

Other

- TV and Film production companies (documentaries, animation, etc.)
- Hydrology, hydroelectric energy, nickel and cobalt mines
- Travel brochures
- Various labels, registration forms, letters, calendars, etc.

- Journalism
- Over 12 years for the French public television station ( Radio-Canada) in Edmonton and Ottawa, as a line-up editor, assignement editor and journalist. I translated on a daily basis press releases, newswires, tv clips etc...

Worked mainly in the newsroom but every so often, worked on documentaries and public affairs reports.









M.A. in French Literature
B.A. in English Literature



My rates vary according to content, volume and turnaround. Always negotiable.

Do not hesitate to ask for a copy of my detailed CV.
www.katranslations.com

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Profile last updated
Dec 8, 2013



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